Christine Dziedzic, RD, CSSD

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Job Title: 
Sport Nutritionist
Disciplines: 
Sport Nutrition
Education: 

Master of Sports Nutrition (by Research), University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) (Hons), Queensland University of Technology

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Diploma in Sports Nutrition

Level 2 Anthropometrist, International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK)

Biography: 

Christine is a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) and Advanced Sports Dietitian (Sports Dietitians Australia) with over 8 years of experience working with Olympic, Paralympic, and professional athletes in Australia and Canada. Christine currently delivers performance-focused nutrition support in the daily training environment for Cycling Canada’s track programs in Milton, ON and Rowing Canada’s women’s programs in London, ON. She has held previous positions as a sports dietitian at the Australian Institute of Sport and as a performance nutrition consultant with Australian Rugby Union and Brumbies Rugby. She has coordinated and implemented best-practice performance nutrition services for Olympic teams and athletes, including a support role at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. 

Christine has a Master of Sports Nutrition (by Research) and has published research in international peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has presented to scientific and coaching audiences around the world and is a contributing author of several books on nutrition for athletes.

 

Professional Affiliations: 
  • Dietitians of Canada
  • College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Sports Dietitians Australia
  • Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport
  • ​Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • European College of Sports Science
  • World Rugby Science Network
  • National Sport Science, Medicine Advisory Council (Canada)
Research Interests: 
  • Performance Nutrition Strategies for Intermittent and Strength And Power Sports
  • Nutrition Periodization for Endurance Sports
  • Hydration and Thermoregulation
  • Nutrition To Enhance Immunity
  • Integration of Supplements Into Training and Competition Nutrition Plans